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. soil samples being taken today from an area around a concrete driveway in a detroit suburb. they will be tested for human decomposition. it is all in reaction to a man's statement to police that he thought he saw hoffa buried there decades ago. >>> and a bizarre story from florida. a high school teacher being held this morning in connection with a plot to have a former colleague killed. james peppe, a social studies teacher, was arrested yesterday. he's accused of attempting to hire a hit man to murder another teacher who he used to work with, a man named robert meredith. meredith doesn't want to show his face and says he has no idea why peppe would want him killed. >> it's very strange, very disconcerting, you know, if that makes sense. i don't feel that in any way i am in any way culpable for this. i think this is, perhaps, if there's a problem, it's 100% on the other side. >> the fbi was tipped off about the alleged plot last month. then they taped several conversations in which peppe is accused of telling an undercover officer that he would pay $2,000
the city is not doing, something the landlord is not doing. i see this in detroit, where i see grandmothers refusing to leave their homes, lying down in the offices of their mortgage companies, saying i am not leaving. people in chatanooga say they are not leaving this public housing unit. we are seeing this in chicago with the teachers' strike. that is one of the hotbeds of direct action. we see incredible work by the chicago anti eviction campaign, other homeless communities, saying we do not recognize the bank's ownership of these vacant houses. bank of america cannot just slap a sign on behalf of the homes in our neighborhood and say you cannot go in, where more and more people are being displaced by the capitalist system. they are going in and taking these places over, creating not just a place to live, but we're creating something that should not be owned by the bank's right now. >> sarah, did you know you're part of a larger movement, as you were organizing a rent strike in your building? >> organizing a rent strike in the building, it was not easy, knocking on every one store. -- ev
of the midwestern papers. this one the sunday free press in detroit. democrats to make case for obama to return. they point out that auto industry comeback and medicare will be part of the convention's focus. you can read that at the free press of detroit. atlanta is on the line now. sandra, democrat, good morning. >> caller: good morning. >> host: why do you think washington is as divided as ever? that's the headline in the "post" today. >> caller: for one, president obama has never been given a chance. he's been doomed from day one. they talk about, you know, everybody -- they just talk about him doing what he say he was going to do. it's already messed up. and when you don't even respect the president, what else do you get? i mean, i think it's totally ridiculous. but i guess you can get anybody to make a show -- clint eastwood -- he's been acting for years. i don't have disrespect for the president. it's already divided. >> host: in clearwater, on the line for republicans. >> caller: i've got two quick examples. early on the president in a speech telling the republicans, you can get onboard
manufacturing jobs. a whole lot of them right here in ohio. when there were some who said, just let detroit go bankrupt, when there were folks who were willing to walk away from all the jobs that are supported here in ohio by the auto industry, i bet on american workers. and three years later -- >> that's president obama in columbus, ohio. shiller park, in fact, which is part of german village right off the downtown area there in that capital of the battleground state. we've been listening to the president explain why he says he needs four more years to, among other things, fix the issues facing the country. the vice presidential contenders are in iowa this hour. republican nominee paul ryan will be speaking in des moines. and we will take you there. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. [ cle
president gave his answer at a labor day rally in detroit. >> you want to know whether we're better off? i got a little bumper sticker for you. osama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive. >> and for the rebuttal, we're joined live by the republican v.p. nominee, paul ryan. let's preview that debate with vice president biden. when he says osama bin laden is dead, general motors is alive, you say? >> well, general motors isn't alive in my hometown. the president came to janesville before the plant shut down and said he would lead an effort to retool the plant. after the plant was shut down, he said he would retool the plant to get people back to work. they're still not back to work. i would ask the 23 million people who are struggling to find work in america today, if we're better off than we were four years ago. i'd look at the facts that we've had unemployment above 8% for 42 months, despite the president's claims that the stimulus would provide the contrary. we're not better off than we were four years ago. look at the statistics. that's why we're going to be offering big solutio
'll see minor delays at worst. it's a beautiful day from chicago to detroit to minneapolis. may see a stray storm or two around denver. we'rstill warm in tes. i got good news for everyone. the rain to the north and west is going to head your way as we go through friday and then into saturday it may rain a little bit to start your weekend. i know you could use it. d.c. today should be warm. 83 and humid. probably one of the warmest days we'll see f a while. y w can. you're watching "morning joe." we're brewed by starbucks. [ male announcer ] with a driving range of more than 550 miles you'll inevitably find yourself on a desolate highway in your jeep grand cherokee. and when you do, you'll be grateful for the adaptive cruise control that automatically djusts your speed and for the blind-spot monitor... [ beeping ] ...that helps remind you that the highway might not be as desolate... as you thought. ♪ narch of mketing anasis. with the ability to improve roi through seo all by c. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle... and go. you
that looked a lot of like a spirit of st. louis. was called detroiter. she named it the american girl. she told the press, if an american boy can have great dreams, why can't an american girl? and she went allot of. she made it as far as -- and she crashed in the sea. but she crashed within inside an nor wee began tanker. they saved her. she very perhaps more than any other of the fliers, she understood the new world of celebrity because she said early on, anybody who -- the first woman who fries across is going to be famous. they're going to make money, they're going to be famous. i don't want to go back to the life of a dental hygienist in florida. why shouldn't i do this? it's my way out. what's fascinating, when you look at the archives, there were all of these letters to these fliers from men and women. the but the most saying take me along. the most poignant from women and the women saw, you know, they would -- they were -- there was one letter from a woman who had seven children but five had died, there was one woman who slung burgers in philadelphia and she offered to bring food. a
orientation. just last month, in detroit, michigan, pleading guilty in federal court of assaulting a man and a convenience store because he thought the man was gay. a young american with a developmental disability and was branded with a swastika, to the cross burning that still persists as hateful symbols of bigotry and hate. we secured convictions of those in arkansas and chase someone from a gas station with anti- latinos slurs, chased the truck off of the road. these victims did nothing to deserve the violence they face. we're also tackling hate crimes on the internet. one man pled guilty to sending threats to members of some latino organizations. with the attorney general eric holder and others, the division confected 42 defendants on hate crimes, the largest number in more than one ticket, and as of this month, the division has charged 13 cases under the act. because this act enhances the division ability to assist our partners, starting in the five states without hate crime statutes, we have created thousands of state and local authorities and members on how to investigate and pros
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